Gordon Blaine Boring, 90, of Bristol, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, February 10, 201,2 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
He was a son of the late William and Francis Smith Boring. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lynne McIntosh.
Gordon was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He has been a member of Anderson Street United Methodist Church for the past 53 years, where he served on several leadership committees and was teacher of the Jo Mahaffey Sunday School Class.
He was a loving father and a devoted husband who took great care of his wife, Irene.
Gordon is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Irene Boring; son, Joe Boring and wife, Beth, of Roswell, Georgia; granddaughter, Kate Boring, of Roswell, Georgia; sister, Virginia Shaffer, of Spartanburg, South Carolina; niece, Kathy Worley; and a cousin, Charles Worley.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. Monday, February 13, 2012, at Anderson Street United Methodist Church.
The funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Barbara Clark officiating.
The committal service and interment will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, Tennessee. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 9:45 a.m. for the service. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Jo Mahaffey Sunday School Class.
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Arrangements especially for Mr. Boring and his family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.